Match No. 273 - Saturday, 4th October 1952

  • Charlie Tully, 15'
  • Charlie Tully, 46'
    • 1
    • Norman UprichardWilliam Norman McCourt Uprichard.
      Born 20th Apr 1928, Lurgan.
    • 2
    • Willie CunninghamWilliam Edward Cunningham.
      Born 20th Feb 1930, Mallusk.
    • 3
    • Alf McMichaelAlfred McMichael.
      Born 1st Oct 1927, Belfast.
    • 4
    • Danny BlanchflowerRobert Dennis Blanchflower.
      Born 10th Feb 1926, Belfast.
      Older brother of Jackie Blanchflower.
    • 5
    • Billy DicksonWilliam Dickson.
      Born 15th Mar 1923, Lurgan.
    • 6
    • Frank McCourtFrancis J. McCourt.
      Born 9th Dec 1925, Portadown.
    • 7
    • Billy BinghamWilliam Laurence Bingham.
      Born 5th Aug 1931, Belfast.
    • 8
    • Jimmy D'ArcySeamus Donal D'Arcy.
      Born 14th Dec 1921, Newry.
    • 9
    • Eddie McMorranEdward James McMorran.
      Born 2nd Sep 1923, Larne.
    • 10
    • Jimmy McIlroyJames McIlroy.
      Born 25th Oct 1931, Lambeg.
    • 11
    • Charlie TullyCharles Patrick Tully.
      Born 11th Jul 1924, Belfast.
    • 1
    • Gil MerrickBirmingham, 7th of 23 caps
      30 years, 8 months, 9 days
    • 2
    • Alf RamseySpurs, 23rd of 32 caps
      32 years, 8 months, 13 days
    • 4
    • Billy WrightWolves, 44th of 105 caps
      28 years, 7 months, 27 days
      (c)29th captaincy
    • 5
    • Jack FroggattPortsmouth, 9th of 13 caps
      29 years, 10 months, 17 days
    • 7
    • Tom FinneyPreston NE, 40th of 76 caps
      30 years, 5 months, 29 days
    • 8
    • Jackie SewellSheffield Wed, 4th of 6 caps
      25 years, 8 months, 11 day
    • 10
    • Eddie BailySpurs, 9th of 9 caps
      27 years, 1 month, 29 days
    • 11
    • Billy ElliottBurnley, 3rd of 5 caps
      27 years, 6 months, 15 days

Notes

  • Goal infoTully's first goal went directly in from a corner.
  • Player InjuriesMcMorran and Dickinson clashed heads half way through the first half, and they both had to go off for stitches. Dickinson returned ten minutes later but McMorran only came back during the second half.
  • Player MilestoneEddie Baily's Last Cap
  • Goal MilestoneNat Lofthouse's 10th Goal
  • Goal MilestoneBilly Elliott's 1st Goal

Sources

  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)

Managers

Referee

  • Scotland Douglas Gerrard

Attendance

  • 58,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Down 1 place, losing -15 ranking points to 2000 points England - 4th - 1
  • Ireland - 34th